Distant View of Mansei Bridge (Mansei-bashi tôkei no zu), from the series Famous Places of Tokyo (Tôkyô meisho)

「東京名所 萬世橋遠景之図」

Japanese
Meiji era
1878 (Meiji 11), September
Possibly by Utagawa Kunisada III (Kunimasa IV, Toyokuni V) (Japanese, 1848–1920), Publisher Hayashi Kichizô (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 36 x 74.1 cm (14 3/16 x 29 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.160a-c

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Baidô Kunimasa zu

Markings

Artist's seal: Toshidama

Provenance

Various dealers: primarily in London and Tokyo. Purchased between 1985-1999.

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection